Apple Chips

Apple Chips

Last Updated on July 27, 2021 by Chenée Lewis

Have you had enough apple recipes so far this year? If you love apples like I do, you’ll LOVE this recipe! These crispy apple chips are an amazingly easy, sweet treat that can be a healthy snack all year long! You might have had store-bought apples chips before, but now you’re going to learn to make apple chips yourself, right at home in your oven!

This apple chips recipe is so simple — it’s only 3 ingredients — and it has NO added sugar! Baking apple chips in the oven works great for a light, healthy dessert, a fun afternoon snack, or even part of a healthy breakfast! You won’t need any special equipment to bake them (although I do recommend a food slicer or mandoline to slice the apples). They’re such an easy treat and only require ONE apple — if you’re looking for a fun, healthy, plant-based snack, you’ll love these apples chips! Give them a try!

3-Ingredient Recipe

This apple chips recipe only requires three ingredients, and NO added sugar:

  • apple – I used Fuji apples in this recipe, but you’re free to try any apple you like! Sweet apples like red delicious, or tart apples like McIntosh, or great baking apples like HoneyCrisp or Gala.
  • cooking spray – Any vegetable oil cooking spray is great!
  • cinnamon – you can also also use apple pie spice. The idea is to give your apples a little fun spice without adding sugar!


The main tool I’d recommend for these apples chips is a mandoline slicer — I used this one, which I love because it has lots of different blades and comes with a safety glove! Here are a few other tools you might like:

Tips and F.A.Q.

Are apple chips healthy?

Since I’m no nutritionist, I can’t say for sure if these apple chips are right for your dietary needs, but I think it’s safe to say that these are a wholesome, vegan and gluten-free snack with no added sweetener! Definitely something I’d consider to be a great option for lots of diets.

Why are my apple chips soft?

There might be a few reasons that your apple chips turned out soft and mushy. First of all, the temperature on your oven might be slightly off. I’d recommend grabbing an oven thermometer to make sure it’s accurate. Also, you might need to cut your apples a little more thinly — I use this mandoline slicer to get those nice thin slices. Finally, make sure you’re cooking your apples long enough — the edges of the slices should be curled when they’re ready.

How do you thinly slice apples for apple chips?

As I mentioned, this slicer is my tool of choice! You can also use a knife to carefully cut thin slices — they may not be quite as thin as with the mandoline, but you can add a bit of baking time to account for that.

What type of apples should I use for this apple chips recipe?

I typically use Fuji, Gala, or Golden Delicious for this recipe, but any of your favorite apple varieties will be great!

Related Recipes

If you’re looking for another healthy, vegan way to use your fresh fall fruit, try my Instant Pot Pear Applesauce. It’s so easy to make in the pressure cooker OR slow cooker, and it combines the fall goodness of apples, pears, fall spices, and vanilla, with NO added sugar!

But if you’re in the mood for a more decadent apple dessert, you can’t go wrong with my Deep Dish Caramel Apple Pie. It’s an instant fall and holiday classic, perfect for your family table! It’s packed high with richly spiced apples in my flaky all-butter pie crust. Guaranteed to be a new holiday tradition!

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Apple Chips Recipe

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Easy, crispy apple chip recipe! You'll be making baked apples chips in the oven with just 3 ingredients!
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 50 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour
Course: Appetizer, Breakfast, Dessert, Snack
Cuisine :American
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 24kcal
Recipe Source: Chenée Lewis

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  • Preheat oven to 230°F. Line a large baking sheet with parchment paper or a silicone baking mat.
  • Slice apple through the center using a mandoline slicer on 2 mm setting. If you're slicing it by hand, slice as thinly as you can.
    1 medium apple
  • Evenly lay apple slices in a single layer on lined baking sheet and spray on both sides with cooking spray. Sprinkle slices with cinnamon.
    cooking spray, 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • Bake in preheated oven for 50 minutes, or until apples are lightly golden and edges of slices are curled (thicker slices will require more time). Flip slices halfway through baking.
  • Cool 10 minutes on a wire rack or on paper towels. Apple chips should crisp up after a few minutes. Serve immediately after cooling, or store in an airtight container.


Apples: I used Fuji apples for these apples chips, but you can use any apple you like! Other great options are McIntosh, Gala, HoneyCrisp, or Red Delicious! Experiment with your favorites.


Calories: 24 kcal | Carbohydrates: 6 g | Protein: 1 g | Fat: 1 g | Saturated Fat: 1 g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1 g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1 g | Sodium: 1 mg | Potassium: 50 mg | Fiber: 1 g | Sugar: 5 g | Vitamin A: 25 IU | Vitamin C: 2 mg | Calcium: 5 mg | Iron: 1 mg
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